Jacob E. Becker, 70, of Marietta passed away at Marietta Memorial Hospital on Dec. 7, 2012.
Jacob was born in Marietta to Woodrow and Henrietta King Becker on Feb. 21, 1942.
He graduated from Vincent High School in 1960. He served four years in the U.S. Marines and worked 30 years at the AEP Beverly plant. He dearly loved hunting and his good friends.
Surviving is his wife, Marjorie L. Becker. They were married Dec. 11, 1989. Also surviving are sons, Wesley and Jesse (Jane) Becker; his sister, Frances (William) Campbell; two great-nieces, Kylie and Khloe Campbell; and several nieces and nephews.
Jacob's wishes to donate his body to Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.